The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 49 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing REST 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.96% 0.72% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.42% 3.61% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £444 £250 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -37.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
REST
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
138 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.85% 20.02% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 116 111
Median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for REST.

1 10 (58.82%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) Node.js
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Spring
6 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (17.65%) DataPower
7 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Data Integration Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Author
5 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) SOAP
2 7 (41.18%) Node.js
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE
4 3 (17.65%) JMS
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) React
4 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (17.65%) XSD
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
1 3 (17.65%) DataPower
2 2 (11.76%) Blockchain
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Avaya
2 3 (17.65%) Genesys
2 3 (17.65%) KANA
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) TIBCO